John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
The Richmond Academy of Medicine’s Access Now provides free specialized health care services and can handle more patients. Next Thursday, it will be giving out "samples" and promoting good health at a grocery store in Carytown.
The Petersburg City School Board is supporting a lawsuit filed over legislation that permits the state to take over failing schools creating a single statewide school division called the Opportunity Education Institution.
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center plans to open its new state of the art labor and delivery unit this fall. It's located on the sixth floor of the Main Hospital building on East Marshall Street.